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Nigeria Claims Victory After Mohammed Yusuf, Islamist Leader, Killed

AP | NJADVARA MUSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Five days of fighting between government forces and a radical Islamist sect left dirt roads soaked with blood, buildings sc...

Nigeria Storms Mosque, Killing More Than 100 In Raging Gunbattle

AP | NJADVARA MUSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — The leader of the Islamist sect blamed for days of violence in northern Nigeria has been shot and killed while in poli...

Nigeria: troops battle Islamic militants in north

AP | NJADVARA MUSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria — Soldiers in tanks and armored cars besieged the shelled compound of a radical Islamist sect and sporadic gunfire exploded a...

Nigerian Islamist Militants Kill 150 In 2 Days

BBC NEWS | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Islamist militants have staged three co-ordinated attacks in northern Nigeria leaving dozens dead, meaning about 150 have been killed in two days....